adjective sport·ful \-fəl\

Definition of SPORTFUL

a :  productive of sport or amusement :  entertaining, diverting
b :  playful, frolicsome
:  done in sport
sport·ful·ly \-fə-lē\ adverb
sport·ful·ness noun

Examples of SPORTFUL

  1. <a sportful brother who loved teasing his little sister>

First Known Use of SPORTFUL

15th century


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